Alexandra Olgin joined KJZZ as a reporter in 2013.

She is originally from Princeton, N.J., but spent the last four years in college at the University of Missouri. She moved to Phoenix after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in radio-television journalism.

Olgin is the 2013 National Youth Media Award recipient honored at the inaugural Korva Coleman Community Champions Awards Luncheon in February.

While pursuing her degree, she worked at the NPR affiliate, KBIA, in Columbia, Missouri as a reporter, producer and anchor from 2011-2013. She also worked as a multimedia reporter for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s SciXchange program, which focuses on making science news accessible to the public.

She spent the summer of 2012 interning for Thomson Reuters Brussels News Bureau, primarily covering the European Union. Olgin also worked for the NBC affiliate, KOMU, in Columbia, Missouri as a reporter, anchor and web editor from 2009-2011.

During the summer of 2011, she interned at Chicago Fox affiliate WFLD with the investigative and special projects unit. She also worked at an online news source called as a staff writer between 2010 and 2011, and as an intern for the Fox Business Network in New York City in 2010.

Olgin enjoys traveling and any kind of outdoor activity.

Title Author Publication Date
Teledentistry Expands Access To Dental Care In Arizona Alexandra Olgin March 23, 2015
Former MLB Commissioner Gives Phoenix Art Museum $2.5 Million Alexandra Olgin March 20, 2015
Six Valley Municipalities To Do Mid-Decade Census Alexandra Olgin March 19, 2015
Court Hears Arguments For DACA In-State Tuition Case Alexandra Olgin March 18, 2015
Report Shows Arizona Has More Reports Of Child Abuse Than National Average Alexandra Olgin March 16, 2015
Peoria School Board Considers Four-Day School Week Alexandra Olgin March 13, 2015
Powdered Alcohol Company Gets Federal Approval Alexandra Olgin March 11, 2015
Lawyers File Briefs In SCOTUS Execution Drug Case Alexandra Olgin March 10, 2015
Arizona Universities Cope With Reduction In State Funding Alexandra Olgin March 09, 2015
Upper Lake Mary Doubled In Size After March Storms Alexandra Olgin March 09, 2015
Construction Begins For Arizona Fallen Firefighter Memorial Alexandra Olgin March 06, 2015
Undocumented Immigrant Ends 100-Day Sanctuary In Phoenix Church Alexandra Olgin March 05, 2015
Students Take To The Capitol Again To Protest Education Cuts Alexandra Olgin March 05, 2015
Researchers Ask The Public For Money To Develop Valley Fever Vaccine Alexandra Olgin March 05, 2015
Community Colleges To Lose All State Funding Under Budget Plan Alexandra Olgin March 05, 2015
Apache Junction Schools Go To A Four Day Week Alexandra Olgin March 04, 2015
Scottsdale City Council Considers Police Pay Raise Alexandra Olgin March 03, 2015
Phoenix Gets UberESPAÑOL Alexandra Olgin March 03, 2015
Phoenix City Council Considers 35-Year Transportation Plan Alexandra Olgin March 02, 2015
State House Preliminarily Approves Naloxone Bill Alexandra Olgin February 27, 2015
Report Shows Low Student Spending In Arizona Alexandra Olgin February 27, 2015
Few Veterans Are Using Private Health Care Options Alexandra Olgin February 26, 2015
Hundreds Of Parents, Teachers And Students Protest Education Cuts Alexandra Olgin February 25, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey Signs Law Requiring Students To Pass Civics Exam To Graduate Alexandra Olgin February 24, 2015
Phoenix Drops Charges Against Trans Activist Monica Jones Alexandra Olgin February 23, 2015